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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Columbus

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)
Columbus Symphony Presents HARRY POTTER Film Concert Series Columbus Symphony Presents HARRY POTTER Film Concert Series
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Columbus

The Columbus Symphony Presents the Return of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert January 27 & 28 (more...)
The Columbus Symphony Presents Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets In Concert The Columbus Symphony Presents Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets In Concert
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Columbus

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the Ohio Theatre with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second film in the Harry Potter series. The Columbus Symphony will perform John Williams' entire unforgettable score live to picture while the film plays in high-definition above them on a 40-foot screen. (more...)
The Springer Opera House Celebrates Paul Pierce's 30th Anniversary Season The Springer Opera House Celebrates Paul Pierce's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Columbus

The Springer Opera House is celebrating Paul Pierce's 30th anniversary season as producing artistic director. (more...)
The Outrageous Stand-Up Comedy Of HEFFERNAN LEMME LIVE Comes to The Lincoln The Outrageous Stand-Up Comedy Of HEFFERNAN LEMME LIVE Comes to The Lincoln
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Columbus

Kevin Heffernan ( Farva in Super Troopers and Landfill in Beerfest) and Steve Lemme ( Mac in Super Troopers and Fink in Beerfest) are members of the Broken Lizard Comedy Group and creators of films such as Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread, and The Slammin' Salmon. In their two-man live show, Heffernan and Lemme perform stand up, tell funny stories about the making of their movies, and sometimes even drink a beer with the audience -- Beerfest style! You're guaranteed to see everything that's funny about a fat man sharing a stage with a little bitty fella. (more...)
Columbus Symphony To Celebrate Russian Composers In The RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL Columbus Symphony To Celebrate Russian Composers In The RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Columbus

Guest pianist Natasha Paremski joins the Columbus Symphony and Music Director Rossen Milanov as they celebrate the passion and exoticism of the Russian masters in the first installment of the Russian Winter Festival. The full program includes Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1 ( Classical ), and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by Audition Roundup on December 10, 2017 in Columbus

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; WICKED Leads Best Touring Show! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; WICKED Leads Best Touring Show!
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Columbus

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Photo Coverage: First Look at Worthington Community Theatre's THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER Photo Coverage: First Look at Worthington Community Theatre's THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
by Jerri Shafer on December 08, 2017 in Columbus

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a hilarious Christmas tale that is good for all ages. A couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem and the fun when the Herdman's collide with the Christmas story head on! Performances run December 8th thru the 10th at the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St., Worthington, Ohio. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.mcconnellarts.org/best-christmas-pageant-ever-presented-worthington-community-theatre/ (more...)
Columbus Symphony Receives $8 Million Gift Columbus Symphony Receives $8 Million Gift
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Columbus

The Columbus Symphony today announced the single largest gift in the organization's history an $8 million legacy gift from the estate of Anne Melvin, long-time friend, board member, and passionate champion of the Columbus Symphony. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at Hilliard Arts Council's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Coverage: First look at Hilliard Arts Council's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Jerri Shafer on December 07, 2017 in Columbus

This is our annual production of the classic Charles Dickens story of Ebenezer Scrooge. In addition to a cash donation for admission, we will accept donations of toys, canned goods and food to benefit families in need in our area this holiday season. A Christmas Carol performs Friday, December 8th at 7 pm, Saturday, December 9th at 11 am, 2 pm and 7 pm.at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH, OH 43026. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Columbus

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
Columbus Children's Theatre Wins Stand For The Arts Award Columbus Children's Theatre Wins Stand For The Arts Award
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in Columbus

Ovation, America's only arts network, has partnered with Spectrum for the inaugural Ovation+Spectrum Stand for the ArtsAwards initiative. As part of the partnership, Ovation will contribute $60,000 to support local arts, cultural, and educational organizations in six Spectrum markets: New York City, Los Angeles, Austin, Columbus, Syracuse, and Raleigh. The announcement was made by John Malkin, Executive Vice President, Content Distribution, Ovation and Adam Falk, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Spectrum. (more...)
THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Put a Modern Twist on a Holiday Classic at CAPA THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Put a Modern Twist on a Holiday Classic at CAPA
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in Columbus

Presented by CAPA, the Lincoln Theatre Association, and the King Arts Complex, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary re-imagining of Tchaikovsky's timeless music performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at MR. SCROOGE at Columbus Children's Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at MR. SCROOGE at Columbus Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Columbus

A tradition returns to Columbus Children's Theatre this holiday season with Mr. Scrooge, written by CCT's Artistic Director William Goldsmith, running now through December 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Columbus

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
THE LOUSH SISTERS Extend Run THE LOUSH SISTERS Extend Run
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2017 in Columbus

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to present the return of The Loush Sisters a martini-loving, naughty-but-nice-comedic duo in their latest original show, The Loush Sisters get HARD for the Holidays (Yippie-Kai-Yay Mother-Loushers). The production is onstage from November 24 through December 23 at CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; WICKED Leads Best Touring Musical Race! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; WICKED Leads Best Touring Musical Race!
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Columbus

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
The CSO's Annual HOLIDAY POPS Concert to Ring in the Season The CSO's Annual HOLIDAY POPS Concert to Ring in the Season
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Columbus

An annual Columbus tradition since 1983, the CSO's Holiday Pops is the creation of chorus master and conductor Ronald Jenkins who has led all of its 104 performances to date. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 2017 in Columbus

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
Rick Springfield Brings His Stripped Down Tour to the McCoy Rick Springfield Brings His Stripped Down Tour to the McCoy
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Columbus

His special Stripped Down tour offers intimate, solo performances with interactive multimedia and personal storytelling. (more...)
Rick Springfield Brings His Stripped Down Tour To The McCoy January 12 Rick Springfield Brings His Stripped Down Tour To The McCoy January 12
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Columbus

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician Rick Springfield has sold more than 25 million albums and scored 17 Top 40 hits, including Jessie's Girl, Don't Talk to Strangers, An Affair of the Heart, I've Done Everything for You, Love Somebody, and Human Touch. His special Stripped Down tour offers intimate, solo performances with interactive multimedia and personal storytelling. (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at Curtain Players' CRIMES OF THE HEART Photo Coverage: First look at Curtain Players' CRIMES OF THE HEART
by Jerri Shafer on November 30, 2017 in Columbus

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy, three eccentric Southern sisters come together after one shoots her husband, exposing their unique quirks, longings, and regrets as each comes to terms with the consequences of her own 'crime of the heart.' Suggested for audiences ages 13 and older. Performances run December 1st thru December 17th at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: http://curtainplayers.org/season/2017-2018/#crimes (more...)